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Charlie Wale


Charlie is a partner at Wilton & Bain and leads our Global Legal Search Practice. He leverages a wide network developed across the legal market, to provide clients with strategic insights during the lateral hiring process. He is committed to client delivery and has a track record for successfully completing a number of  senior legal search projects. His client base includes major international law firms, investment banks, financial services firms and a range of other businesses across Europe, Asia and the US. Prior to joining Wilton & Bain in 2018, Charlie spent a combined, eight years, at two leading International Legal Search boutiques. He earned his Bachelor of Law (LLB) from Oxford Brookes University.

Phil Hitner


Phil joined Wilton & Bain in 2018 as a Client Principal and as part of the firm's global Legal practice build-out. With 8 years executive search experience in transactional legal areas and front office investment banking, Phil is focused on the origination & execution of senior search mandates and placement of lawyers into private practice and in-house roles across Corporate, Finance, Capital Markets, Private Equity and US Law. Prior to Wilton & Bain, Phil spent four years at a leading Legal search boutique and began his executive search career placing investment bankers within IBD product & sector teams.
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